5 Facts about Hilarious Korean Drama Mr. Queen Starring Kim Jung Hyun and Shin Hye Sun

Mr. Queen
Source: Instagram zzang_cowdragon

After starring in the popular drama Crash Landing on You, Kim Jung Hyun returned to greet fans through the latest drama series entitled Mr. Queen.

Not alone, this 1990-born actor will act together with a beautiful actress Shin Hye Sun.

Mr. Queen Poster - tvN
Mr. Queen Poster – tvN

Being a historical drama, the storyline of Mr. Queen is not as heavy as the other sageuk dramas. Instead, this drama brings about a fresher concept that its predecessor dramas rarely offer.

What are some interesting facts about the Korean drama Mr. Queen? Here are some of them!

1. How’s the synopsis?

Although it is a sageuk or colossal drama, the stories that are presented are not entirely past lives. This is a mix of modern and earlier-time life that tells the story of a cook in the Korean presidential palace.

Unexpectedly his soul was trapped in the body of the queen of the Joseon Dynasty.

2. Who are the main characters?

Shin Hye Sun as Queen Kim So Yong

Shin Hye Sun as Queen Kim So Yong

As is known, this drama stars two well-known Korean celebrities, Shin Hye Sun and Kim Jung Hyun. Shin Hye Sun will play the empress Kim So Yong. She has a unique and rigid personality.

However, suddenly the empress is possessed by the soul of a presidential palace chef in the modern era: Jang Bong Hwan. Bong Hwan himself has a humorous character and is free-spirited.

Kim Jung Hyun as King Cheoljong
Kim Jung Hyun as King Cheoljong

Meanwhile, Kim Jung Hyun plays the character King Cheoljong. On the outside, his character may look unreliable and weak. Don’t get him wrong, though! You know, the king actually has an ambitious hidden nature.

3. The supporting characters are no less interesting

Bae Jong Ok as Queen Sunwon
Bae Jong Ok as Queen Sunwon

Apart from the two undoubted main characters, there are supporting characters, namely Bae Jong Ok who becomes Queen Sunwon. She is the wife of the late King Sunwo and has power in the Joseon kingdom.

Queen Sunwon intends to make King Cheoljong a political puppet.

Kim Tae Woo as Kim Jwa Geun
Kim Tae Woo as Kim Jwa Geun

On the other hand, there is the Queen’s younger brother, namely Kim Jwa Geun (Kim Tae Woo) who is no less evil to overthrow the throne of the king.

4. Directed by Yun Seong Suk

Mr. Queen - tvN
Mr. Queen – tvN

Yun Seong Suk is known as a director who successfully worked on Hwarang (2016) and Bridal Mask (2012).

Meanwhile, the writer of this drama is Park Kye Ok who also wrote for the dramas Doctor Prisoner (2019) and Cain and Abel (2009).

5. Will take over Start-Up’s broadcast time

Mr. Queen Poster - tvN
Mr. Queen Poster – tvN

This drama of Kim Jung Hyun and friends will later replace Start-Up’s place in the TV. Mr. Queen will premiere on December 12 and air every Saturday and Sunday night.


What do you think?


Written by Penyunne

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ~ Maya Angelou

Story MakerContent AuthorYears Of Membership

Leave a Reply

EVERGLOW’s Yiren and Sihyeon Are Corona Positives, More Artist Taking COVID-19 Test

Popular Jobs in Korean Drama and Related Vocabularies